‘Neeruravu’ to recharge the groundwater of Pullampara – The New Indian Express

Express news service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A model watershed conservation project has started at Pullampara grama panchayat in the capital with the active participation of the local community. It aims to recharge groundwater through a multitude of programs and also livelihood projects for local communities. This is a pilot project of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) state mission for soil and water conservation in the state. Entitled “Neeruravu”, the first phase of the project is being implemented in the Chullalam watershed under the Pullampara panchayat. Water resource recharge…

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Spanish couple arrested for rituals with toad venom and ayahuasca | Spain

Spanish police have arrested a couple on charges they were performing rituals – touted online as “international ancestral medicine” – involving a range of banned substances ranging from toad venom to ayahuasca. The couple, aged 42 and 38, are said to have run an association which organized ceremonies involving psychotropic substances for up to € 150 (£ 129) per session. Weekend retreats were also offered at a cost of up to € 350 (£ 300). Police said they analyzed videos of the rituals uploaded by the couple. “Clients have been…

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Nomination day August 24 for the next election in Farmington NM

The San Juan County Clerk’s Office is preparing for candidates to run for 12 municipal government positions, 13 school / college board elections and seven water / soil / sanitation districts from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on August 24. This is the first time that the county clerk’s office has managed the elections for the four municipalities. The last day to register to vote for this election is October 5 at 5 p.m. FARMINGTON – The day for candidacies for the next local elections on November 2 is Tuesday…

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Water resources department be equipped for agriculture

The Department of Water Resources will be equipped to respond further to the agricultural sector, said Minister of Water Resources Roshy Augustine. By recently launching the work of the Poolakkadavu bridge regulator here, the minister stressed that young people were starting to farm during the pandemic and that arid lands were being used. Therefore, the department will prioritize efforts to strengthen the sector. The minister said the Poolakkadavu project would serve several purposes. In addition to ensuring the supply of drinking water and enriching the agricultural sector, the project will…

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File of four candidates for seat 4

VENICE – Four people qualified to run for seat 4 of Venice City Council by 12:30 p.m. Friday, setting up the possibility that the winner only needs to receive 25% of the vote plus one, since there is no provision for a second round in the city charter. Ronald Courtney, who lives in Sawgrass; Jennifer Lewis, who lives on the island of Venice, and Chris Simmons, who lives in the Toscana Islands, will join Venice Island resident Jim Boldt in the November ballot. Incumbent Rich Cutero has refused to run…

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The world’s last Samaritans, straddling the Israeli-Palestinian divide

MONT GERIZIM, West Bank – In the occupied and largely segregated West Bank, Jews live in closed Israeli settlements and Palestinians live in Arab towns and villages. And then there are the 440 inhabitants of the hilltop village of Al Tor, who float between the two worlds. As children, they grow up speaking Arabic. As teenagers, they study in schools run by the Palestinian Authority. As retirees, many regularly smoke shisha in the Palestinian city of Nablus, further down the slopes of Mount Gerizim. But they also have Israeli citizenship,…

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Water solutions will require teamwork

By Mauricia Baca and Taylor Hawes Sunday 22 August 2021 | 2 a.m Las Vegas and southern Nevada get nearly 90% of their water from the Colorado River, which provides water to more than 40 million people in seven states and two countries. Las Vegas has been a leader in water conservation and household water use has declined, but this month, for the first time, the federal government declared a “level 1” shortage. on the river. This means Nevada, Arizona, and Mexico will receive less water from the Colorado River…

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Help needed: Lenoir Community College – Office Assistant

An associate’s degree in business administration, human resources management or a related field from a regionally accredited institution is required Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs Must have excellent public relations and organizational skills, problem-solving skills and the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality Work conditions Typical office environment including the use of a telephone, computer, printer, copier, fax machine, and calculator Sitting at a desk for extended periods of time with a moderate amount of standing, walking and typing Regular communication with others in person and on…

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